Alan Sokal and the Social Text Parody:

In 1996, physics professor Alan Sokal published a parody article on the social construction of physics in the journal Social Text. It turns out that Sokal’s website has copies of the original article, the Lingua Franca article in which he came clean about his spoof, and other writings about the controversy both by Sokal and others.

  You can find the original article published in Social Text here: Transgressing the Boundaries: Towards a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity.
  Sokal’s Lingua Franca piece coming clean about the parody is here: A Physicist Experiments With Cultural Studies.
  Sokal’s follow-up story is here: Transgressing the Boundaries: An Afterword.

  (Hat tip: Steve Sanders)

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